How far should doctors go to help women give birth?

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Jennifer Gobrecht holds her son, Benjamin, the eighth baby born in the United States from a transplanted uterus. (Courtesy of Penn Medicine)

Jennifer Gobrecht holds her son, Benjamin, the eighth baby born in the United States from a transplanted uterus. (Courtesy of Penn Medicine)

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A Delaware County couple gave birth to a baby boy last year — the first to be born as part of the University of Pennsylvania’s uterus transplant program. He’s only the eighth baby to be born from a transplanted uterus in the United States. As this new technology develops, bioethicists wonder how far medicine should go to help women carry and give birth to a child.

Guests: Philadelphia Inquirer health reporter Marie McCullough, Rutgers-Camden Law School Professor Kimberly Mutcherson

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